Links to Patient Information and Support


Electronic Medicines Compendium
Detailed patient and doctor information on drugs. The Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC) contains detailed list of side effect frequencies.

British Dietetic Association
Authoritative dietary information with a wide range of information sheets. Specialist advice on diets such as the Low FODMAP diet is best achieved via a dietician consultation. To contact approved dieticians
Alison French or Lucy Frost, please click.

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British Liver Trust
Charity and information source for liver diseases.

Clinical Knowledge Summaries
National Institute of Health and Care Excellence disease information that GPs refer to.

Coeliac UK
Authoritative dietary information and patient support website.

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Crohns & Colitis UK
Formally the National Association of Crohn’s & Colitis, a useful source of information and support.

Change, Grow, Live
Organisation that runs drug and alcohol support group S2S - Substance to Solution in Northampton.

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Hepatitis C Trust
Charity and support group for patients with this now very treatable disease.


IBS Network
Charity and information source for IBS patients.

Oesophageal Patients Association
Charity and information source for patients with oesophageal diseases.

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